Quilted Sewing Machine Mat

March 13, 2020By Joanne BankoMachines, Projects, Sewing 10 Comments

This quilted and appliquéd sewing machine mat is designed to enhance your crafting space and help keep small tools handy while you are sewing. In this project you’ll experience the joy of quilting perfectly spaced lines with the walking foot and quilt guide. Decorative stitches outline the pockets and add a custom touch to this … Read More

A Tea-Time Heart Happy Mat

February 7, 2020By Rebecca Kemp BrentEmbroidery, Home Decor, Projects 6 Comments

Finished Size: 12″ x 12″ There are two secrets to sewing beautiful, smooth curves: precise stitching and careful clipping. Using your embroidery machine to sew the curves guarantees perfectly stitched seams every time, and there’s a not-so-secret weapon – pinking shears – for ideal trimming and clipping. Practice on this heart-happy mat that’s big enough … Read More

Valentine’s Day Dynamic Duo

January 27, 2020By Mister DomesticProjects, Quilting, Tutorial 2 Comments

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Yaaay! And while I show love all year long, one of my favorite things is to create neato projects and inspire others to go the handmade route. And whether you make this project for yourself or someone else, the technique behind this dynamic duo is sure to dazzle-dazzle. … Read More